Business Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) and easy access to online communication platforms throughout the world, makes the context in which an organization must operate is becoming increasingly unstable. Radical changes to technology or communications enables new players in various markets to suddenly change the world you live in. As such, it is now more important than ever before to consider the entire ecosystem of your enterprise when deciding your strategy.

Identifying business moments is key

Identifying your own enterprise is relatively easy - identifying how it interacts with the surrounding world of parteners, stakeholders, legislators, customers and escpecially compeditors is a harder task. But it is very valuable. By knowing what surrounds youand how it is all connected, your ability to detect and take advantage of Unique opportunities and business moments increased. A lot!

Not trying to identify when Unique opportunities and special business moments may appear in your market can be fatal. New competitors and disruptive innovations will eventually change the reality in which you currently operate.

At the same time, business ecosystem thinking also provides the foundation for innovative strategic planning that may increase your market size and customer segments. It can be very hard for an enterprise to identify itself within the vast network of a digital ecosystem. In order for the benefits to be realized, it is important to initiate a structured approach to modeling both the enterprise as well as how it interacts and is influenced by the digital ecosystem. For this purpose, it is not enough to have a loosely coupled collection of documents, spreadsheets and whiteboard drawings.

Utilizing QualiWare to stay ahead

QualiWare Excellence Manager enables modeling well suited for both the enterprise and the business ecosystem concerning the enterprise. Due to the Suite’s object-based nature, any single object can be related to any other object within the architecture. With the analytics suite, the crucial parts of the environment and the enterprise can be captured, analyzed, and changed through one integrated, model.

Business Ecosystem modeling using the Enterprise Design Methodology

New modeling standards and methodologies

As a market leader in adopting new trends and methodologies, QualiWare also enables strategic planning on the outset of the Business Ecosystem. This means that you can design specific customer journeys and business models to fit the specific business moments within the business ecosystem.

The Collaboration suite will enable you to communicate the enterprise in its context and any changes that might arise via acknowledgement and subscription features, accompanied with an integrated social analytics to help you keep track of how well the information is being communicated throughout the organization. Additionally you can gather feedback from the whole organization in the form of change requests, comments and ratings structured via the governance workflow engine.


QualiWare even enabled delegation of modeling responsibilities within for the EA. Web Object Editing and Web Modeler can be used to, for example, grant specific domain area experts the ability to provide the needed information directly into the repository.